Day of Giving a Success
Thank you to all who contributed to the University’s Day of Giving. During the 24-hour fundraising event on Feb. 8, more than 200 donors joined together to support scholarships, traditions, facilities and academic initiatives, raising $74,210.
This critical funding will help provide students with a transformative Montevallo experience. Thank you to all who gave — you are making a significant impact on students, both today and in the future.
MarComm Presents Higher Ed Social Media 101: Get ConnectED
University Marketing & Communications invites you to attend Higher Ed Social Media 101: Get ConnectED.
You know organizational and departmental social media is important, but how do you dedicate the time to make sure a social presence is working for you and not against you? This one-hour workshop for faculty and staff will provide social media tips and tricks to increase student and alumni engagement.
- Introductions to social media platforms
- Content suggestions for each platform
- Ways to track and understand social media data
- Tools for content creation
- Social media accessibility compliance
- Thursday, Feb. 28; 2 to 3 p.m.
- Friday, March 1; 10 to 11 a.m.
Both sessions will be held in Wills 200. RSVP by Wednesday., Feb. 27 to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Spring Preview Day 2019
If you know a prospective freshman or transfer student, please encourage them to visit the University for Spring Preview Day to discover why they belong at Montevallo. At Preview Day, high school students have the opportunity to talk one-on-one with the outstanding UM faculty and dedicated student services staff to learn about their major of interest, student success and much more. They can also participate in a Q&A with Admissions, Housing & Residence Life and Student Aid. This is followed by a tour of UM’s beautiful campus. Lunch is provided and the Admissions staff will be on hand for the entire event to answer questions. Interested students can RSVP today at this link.
Volunteers Needed for MHS Mock Interviews
The Department of Family and Consumer Sciences will be hosting mock interviews with Montevallo High School seniors on Tuesday, March 12, from 1 to 2 p.m. in Bloch Hall. Approximately 90 MHS students will meet with two interviewers in 15-minute sessions. A minimum of 55 faculty/staff volunteers are needed to accomplish this task. Interview questions and evaluation sheets will be provided. If you are willing to participate, please email email@example.com.
Falcon Foods Faculty/Staff Appreciation Lunch
Falcon Foods will be hosting a Faculty/Staff Appreciation Lunch on Shrove Tuesday, March 5. In celebration of Mardi Gras, the event will feature a New Orleans style Cajun-themed menu. Show your UM faculty/staff ID to Ms. Donna upon entry and dine during lunch for $5 plus tax ($5.50).
ACT Prep Camp
Partnerships & Outreach will be hosting single-day ACT Prep Courses for high school sophomores, juniors and seniors on Saturday, March 16, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
The cost per participant is $110 for general registration with a 20 percent discount for children of UM employees and for students receiving free and reduced lunch. The single-day course includes lunch and a snack and covers all ACT test subjects with in-class practice testing. Plus, each participant will receive a copy of the official ACT Test Prep book, a math review card and other goodies! Register now.
The Big Event — Job Request Forms Now Available
The Big Event will be held Saturday, April 6, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. If you live within the Montevallo area and would like to give students an opportunity for community service by cleaning up the town, fill out a job request form and return it to the Student Life office or email it to firstname.lastname@example.org
Examples of jobs include raking, trimming, cleaning and other outdoor jobs. If you would like assistance painting outdoors, you will be asked to provide the painting supplies. Other supplies such as rakes, trimmers, gloves and cleaning supplies will be provided to the student volunteers. Any jobs that require machinery such as lawn mowers will not be accepted.
Montevallo Chamber Chatter
The Montevallo Chamber of Commerce invites all faculty and staff to learn more about businesses and news in the Montevallo community. Check out the February issue of the Chamber’s monthly newsletter, the Chamber Chatter.